Naked Economics : Undressing the Dismal Science, Paperback

Naked Economics : Undressing the Dismal Science Paperback

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Finally! A book about economics that won't put you to sleep. In fact, you won't be able to put this bestseller down.

In our challenging economic climate, this perennial favorite of students and general readers is more than a good read, it's a necessary investment-with a blessedly sure rate of return.

Demystifying buzzwords, laying bare the truths behind oft-quoted numbers, and answering the questions you were always too embarrassed to ask, the breezy Naked Economics gives readers the tools they need to engage with pleasure and confidence in the deeply relevant, not so dismal science.

This revised and updated edition adds commentary on hot topics, including the current economic crisis, globalization, the economics of information, the intersection of economics and politics, and the history-and future-of the Federal Reserve.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Economics
  • ISBN: 9780393337648

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A very good, "no-tears" approach to basic economics. Although it discusses markets, the book spends most of its time on macro-economics, monetary policy, international trade, and development. Well written and amusing, but also thoughtful and accurate.

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I found Mr. Wheelan's discussions of government policy and economics to be very enlightening. And his discussions of international trade and world poverty were also very interesting. This was a very readable look at basic economic principles applied to real life world issues.

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